INPUT 2014 – some thoughts

I’ve spent a couple of days at the INPUT 2014 conference in Helsinki, Finland, together with 800 people predominantly from the public service media sector from all around the world. It’s been a couple of days of very in-depth looks at projects from different fields and different territories. I’ve stayed true to the cross-media track at the conference, since I’m very interested in seeing how the traditional TV world is approaching the challenges today’s media world brings.

Simon will be speaking at London Transmedia Fest

Simon Staffans, our content developer at MediaCity, will be attending and speaking at the London Transmedia Fest this week. The event includes a storytelling lab day hosted by Ogilvy, a Transmedia Hackfest and an Immersive Writing Lab. Simon will be speaking at the Future Media Bootcamp at Ravensbourne at the Greenwich Digital Peninsula on Saturday 27th. Read more

We will be at MIPFormats and MIPCube in Cannes

MediaCity is participating at MIPFormats and MIPCube in Cannes. At MIPFormats Simon Staffans was selected to the pitching competition where he will present the project "Which One Out". Simon is also a regular writer for the MIPBlog where he wrote a post called "Five Golden Rules for Format Pitching Success". Simon's blogging about transmedia has gained a lot of readers among MIP participants and also globally among developers and producers. Simon will also be speaker at MIPFormats at the MIPTV Wrap Up session.